The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 189 215 159
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -56
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 66 56 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.56% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 1.66% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 72
Median daily rate £365 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £408 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £41.25 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +18.70%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3046 3373 2980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.36% 33.98% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1904 2138 1664
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 119 110
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £18.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +28 33 £378 +11.02% 10
Berkshire +9 11 £375 +11.94% 1
Surrey +3 9 £338 -6.89% 15
East Sussex +7 6 £317 -
Buckinghamshire +27 3 £233 -24.39% 6
Kent +4 3 £420 +20.00% 5
West Sussex -4 1 £325 -3.70% 2
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 106 (100.00%) .NET
2 94 (88.68%) C#
3 72 (67.92%) ASP.NET
4 59 (55.66%) SQL
5 56 (52.83%) SQL Server
5 56 (52.83%) HTML
6 51 (48.11%) CSS
7 46 (43.40%) XML
7 46 (43.40%) JavaScript
8 43 (40.57%) Windows
9 37 (34.91%) IIS
10 36 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (28.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (27.36%) MVC
13 28 (26.42%) Web Services
13 28 (26.42%) C++
13 28 (26.42%) Microsoft
14 25 (23.58%) Visual Studio
14 25 (23.58%) HTML5
14 25 (23.58%) WCF
15 24 (22.64%) Sitecore CMS
15 24 (22.64%) Sitecore
15 24 (22.64%) CMS
16 23 (21.70%) Internet
17 22 (20.75%) OOP
17 22 (20.75%) SQL Server 2012
17 22 (20.75%) LINQ
18 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 20 (18.87%) LINQ to SQL
19 20 (18.87%) N-Tier

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (34.91%) IIS
2 24 (22.64%) CMS
2 24 (22.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (12.26%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.66%) WordPress
5 5 (4.72%) Drupal
5 5 (4.72%) Joomla!
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) AWD
2 3 (2.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.94%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Office 365
2 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.70%) Internet
2 11 (10.38%) HTTP
3 5 (4.72%) SSL
4 3 (2.83%) SAN
5 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (52.83%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (16.04%) MongoDB
4 14 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.66%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.77%) DB2
10 3 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.83%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.94%) Big Data
12 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.94%) Power BI
12 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (28.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (23.58%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.66%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.94%) Ant
5 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.94%) Gradle
5 1 (0.94%) Hudson
5 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.94%) SilkTest
General
1 14 (13.21%) German Language
2 11 (10.38%) Finance
3 10 (9.43%) French Language
3 10 (9.43%) Italian Language
3 10 (9.43%) Spanish Language
4 7 (6.60%) Advertising
4 7 (6.60%) Marketing
5 3 (2.83%) Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (69.81%) Developer
2 40 (37.74%) .NET Developer
3 22 (20.75%) Sitecore Developer
4 19 (17.92%) Support Engineer
5 16 (15.09%) CMS Developer
6 12 (11.32%) C# Developer
7 10 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (8.49%) Escalation Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (5.66%) SQL Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.72%) Messaging Support
12 4 (3.77%) ASP Developer
12 4 (3.77%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 4 (3.77%) DBA
12 4 (3.77%) Messaging Engineer
12 4 (3.77%) Messaging Support Engineer
12 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.77%) SQL DBA
12 4 (3.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (67.92%) ASP.NET
3 56 (52.83%) HTML
4 51 (48.11%) CSS
5 46 (43.40%) XML
6 28 (26.42%) Web Services
7 25 (23.58%) HTML5
7 25 (23.58%) WCF
8 22 (20.75%) LINQ
9 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 20 (18.87%) LINQ to SQL
11 19 (17.92%) .NET Framework
12 16 (15.09%) Node.js
13 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (12.26%) jQuery
15 10 (9.43%) Ajax
15 10 (9.43%) MAPI
16 6 (5.66%) DCOM
17 5 (4.72%) COM
17 5 (4.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) N-Tier
2 10 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.83%) Clustering
4 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.83%) Replication
5 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.89%) AS400
6 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 43 (40.57%) Windows
2 7 (6.60%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) Linux
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.94%) Unix
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.36%) MVC
3 22 (20.75%) OOP
4 20 (18.87%) Scrum
5 18 (16.98%) Memory Management
6 17 (16.04%) OWASP
6 17 (16.04%) Secure Coding
7 12 (11.32%) Content Management
8 11 (10.38%) Kanban
8 11 (10.38%) Web Development
9 9 (8.49%) SDLC
10 5 (4.72%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.72%) Garbage Collection
10 5 (4.72%) Service Management
11 4 (3.77%) Multithreading
11 4 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (2.83%) Database Mirroring
12 3 (2.83%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.83%) Software Engineering
12 3 (2.83%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (88.68%) C#
2 59 (55.66%) SQL
3 46 (43.40%) JavaScript
4 28 (26.42%) C++
5 20 (18.87%) VB
6 19 (17.92%) PowerShell
7 17 (16.04%) VB6
8 16 (15.09%) T-SQL
9 13 (12.26%) VBScript
10 11 (10.38%) Java
11 7 (6.60%) PHP
12 6 (5.66%) C
13 5 (4.72%) VC++
14 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.89%) Python
15 2 (1.89%) VBA
15 2 (1.89%) XAML
16 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.94%) Haskell
16 1 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (16.04%) Degree
2 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.64%) Sitecore
3 14 (13.21%) Oracle
4 5 (4.72%) AppDynamics
4 5 (4.72%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.83%) Sun
6 2 (1.89%) Sybase
7 1 (0.94%) CODA
7 1 (0.94%) ILOG
7 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.94%) Telerik
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